51 Best Bible Verses For Healing And Comfort

By David Small •  Updated: 08/07/23 •  14 min read

Did you know that the Bible is filled with verses about healing and strength?

Jesus carried all our sicknesses and pains on the cross. Thanks to Him, we have peace with God and peace in the midst of the difficult circumstances we face.

Through his wounds, we receive spiritual healing. We will not die eternally, which is the greatest work of Christ on the cross. God also wants to give us physical and emotional healing.

In times of difficulty and adversity, many turn to the Bible for solace, encouragement, and guidance. The Scriptures offer a wealth of verses that provide comfort, healing, and strength to those facing physical, emotional, or spiritual challenges.

These powerful verses resonate with the belief in a higher power’s ability to heal and uplift, offering a source of hope and renewal. Whether seeking strength during an illness, emotional turmoil, or any other trying circumstance, these verses serve as a source of inspiration and assurance.

What does God say about Healing and Strength?

Healing and strength are often associated with God’s compassion and power. The Bible contains many verses that speak about physical, emotional, and spiritual healing.

One well-known passage is from Isaiah 40:29: “He gives strength to the weary and increases the power of the weak.” Additionally, in the New Testament, Jesus is depicted as a healer and is said to have performed many miracles of healing.

Here are 51 Bible verses for healing and comfort. Meditate on the word of the Lord. He has a special word to strengthen and bring good cheer to your soul. Check it out.

Bible Verses for Healing and Comfort.

These powerful Bible verses provide a foundation of hope and renewal, reminding believers of the divine strength and healing power available to them.

Through faith and reflection on these verses, individuals will find comfort and encouragement to face challenges with resilience and an unwavering trust in God’s grace and support.

  1. Exodus 15:26

and said, “If you diligently heed the voice of the LORD your God and do what is right in His sight, give ear to His commandments and keep all His statutes,

I will put none of the diseases on you which I have brought on the Egyptians. For I am the LORD who heals you.”

  1. Psalms 107:19-20

Then they cried out to the LORD in their trouble, And He saved them out of their distresses. He sent His word and healed them, And delivered them from their destructions.

  1. Psalms 30:2

O LORD my God, I cried out to You, And You healed me.

  1. Isaiah 41:10

Fear not, for I am with you; Be not dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you, Yes, I will help you, I will uphold you with My righteous right hand.’

  1. Jeremiah 30:17

For I will restore health to you And heal you of your wounds,’ says the LORD, ‘Because they called you an outcast saying: “This is Zion; No one seeks her.” ’

  1. Deuteronomy 32:39

‘Now see that I, even I, am He, And there is no God besides Me; I kill and I make alive; I wound and I heal; Nor is there any who can deliver from My hand.

  1. Psalms 103:2-4

Bless the LORD, O my soul, And forget not all His benefits: Who forgives all your iniquities, Who heals all your diseases

  1. Jeremiah 17:14

Heal me, O LORD, and I shall be healed; Save me, and I shall be saved, For You are my praise.

  1. Psalms 34:6

This poor man cried out, and the LORD heard him, And saved him out of all his troubles.

Jesus is the great Physician.

Jesus has all the power to heal. The Lord heals the spirit first, taking away sin from the heart. He also has the power to heal the body by taking away disease.

What’s more, Jesus can heal the soul, healing hurt feelings and the pain of the soul. Jesus is the great physician. Jesus can deliver from any evil spiritual influence and bring complete healing.

  1. Matthew 9:2

Then behold, they brought to Him a paralytic lying on a bed. When Jesus saw their faith, He said to the paralytic, “Son, be of good cheer; your sins are forgiven you.”

  1. Luke 13:11-13

And behold, there was a woman who had a spirit of infirmity eighteen years, and was bent over and could in no way raise herself up.

But when Jesus saw her, He called her to Him and said to her, “Woman, you are loosed from your infirmity.” And He laid His hands on her, and immediately she was made straight, and glorified God.

  1. Matthew 9:6

But that you may know that the Son of Man has power on earth to forgive sins”—then He said to the paralytic, “Arise, take up your bed, and go to your house.”

  1. 1 Peter 2:24

who Himself bore our sins in His own body on the tree, that we, having died to sins, might live for righteousness—by whose stripes you were healed.

  1. Matthew 11:5

The blind see and the lame walk; the lepers are cleansed and the deaf hear; the dead are raised up and the poor have the gospel preached to them.

  1. Isaiah 53:4-5

Surely He has borne our griefs And carried our sorrows; Yet we esteemed Him stricken, Smitten by God, and afflicted.

But He was wounded for our transgressions, He was bruised for our iniquities; The chastisement for our peace was upon Him, And by His stripes we are healed.

  1. Acts 10:38

How God anointed Jesus of Nazareth with the Holy Ghost and with power: who went about doing good, and healing all that were oppressed of the devil; for God was with him.

  1. Philippians 4:7

And the peace of God, which passeth all understanding, shall keep your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus.

God wants you in Good Health.

Our Lord can cure both physically and spiritually. God’s Word can provide supernatural assistance when dealing with health issues, unpleasant news, or relationship troubles.

Never give up! God offers more in the future, a future full of promise and hope! As you concentrate on God’s healing power, this collection of healing texts will provide you with encouragement, strength, and peace.

  1. 3 John v 2

Beloved, I pray that you may prosper in all things and be in health, just as your soul prospers.

  1. Psalm 23:1-4

“The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not [a]want. He makes me lie down in [b]green pastures. He leads me beside the [c]still waters.

He restores my soul; He leads me in the paths of righteousness For His name’s sake. Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death,

I will fear no evil; For You are with me; Your rod and Your staff, they comfort me.”

  1. Isaiah 53:5

But he was wounded for our transgressions, he was bruised for our iniquities: the chastisement of our peace was upon him; and with his stripes we are healed.

  1. Psalm 41:2-4

The LORD will preserve him, and keep him alive; and he shall be blessed upon the earth: And thou wilt not deliver him unto the will of his enemies.

The LORD will strengthen him upon the bed of languishing: Thou wilt make all his bed in his sickness. I said, LORD, be merciful unto me: Heal my soul; for I have sinned against thee.

  1. Psalm 103:2-3

Bless the LORD, O my soul, And forget not all his benefits. Who forgiveth all thine iniquities; Who healeth all thy diseases;

  1. Isaiah 58:8

Then shall thy light break forth as the morning, and thine health shall spring forth speedily: and thy righteousness shall go before thee; the glory of the LORD shall be thy rereward.

  1. Proverbs 3:7-8

Be not wise in thine own eyes: Fear the LORD, and depart from evil. It shall be health to thy navel, And marrow to thy bones.

Healing verses that will Comfort You.

When you are burdened with health problems, bad news, or interpersonal conflicts, God’s Word is the source of strength, healing, and hope.

Don’t give up in times of difficulty, for God promises greater things for you. You can find healing and strength in God’s word in times of tribulation.

  1. Psalm 46:1–3

God is our refuge and strength, A very present help in trouble. Therefore we will not fear, Even though the earth be removed,

And though the mountains be carried into the midst of the sea; Though its waters roar and be troubled, Though the mountains shake with its swelling. Selah

  1. Psalm 22:4-5

Our fathers trusted in You; They trusted, and You delivered them. They cried to You, and were delivered; they trusted in You, and were not ashamed.

  1. 2 Corinthians 12:9

My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.

  1. Philippians 4: 12-13

I know what it is to be in need, and I know what it is to have plenty. I have learned the secret of being content in any and every situation . . . . I can do everything through him who gives me strength.

  1. 2 Thessalonians 3:3

But the Lord is faithful, who will establish you and guard you from the evil one.

  1. Isaiah 40:29

He gives power to the weak, And to those who have no might He increases strength.

  1. 1 Peter 5: 10

But may the God of all grace, who called us to His eternal glory by Christ Jesus, after you have suffered a while, perfect, establish, strengthen, and settle you.

  1. Psalm 20:7-8

Some trust in chariots, and some in horses; But we will remember the name of the Lord our God. They have bowed down and fallen, But we have risen and stand upright.

God is a Supernatural Healer.

When the kingdom of God manifests, miracles, healing, and deliverance occur. God is almighty and wants to heal those who come to him.

There is nothing impossible for God when the decision to heal is in your heart.

We must cry out to God amid our sickness and pain; he listens to us and is ready to act.

  1. Psalm 41:1-4

“Blessed is he who considers the [a]poor; The Lord will deliver him in time of trouble. The Lord will preserve him and keep him alive,

And he will be blessed on the earth; You will not deliver him to the will of his enemies.

The Lord will strengthen him on his bed of illness; You will [b]sustain him on his sickbed. I said, “Lord, be merciful to me; Heal my soul, for I have sinned against You.”

  1. Psalm 88:1-4

“O Lord, God of my salvation, I have cried out day and night before You.  Let my prayer come before You; Incline Your ear to my cry.

For my soul is full of troubles, And my life draws near to the grave.  I am counted with those who go[c] down to the pit. I am like a man who has no strength.”

  1. Isaiah 38:16-17

O Lord, by these things men live; And in all these things is the life of my spirit; So You will restore me and make me live.

Indeed it was for my own peace That I had great bitterness; But You have lovingly delivered my soul from the pit of corruption, For You have cast all my sins behind Your back.

  1. Psalm 16:1-2

“Preserve[a] me, O God, for in You I put my trust. O, my soul, you have said to the Lord, “You are my Lord, My goodness is nothing apart from You.”

  1. Isaiah 57:18-19

I have seen his ways, and will heal him; I will also lead him, And restore comforts to him And to his mourners.

“I create the fruit of the lips: Peace, peace to him who is far off and to him who is near,” Says the LORD, “And I will heal him.”

  1. Jeremiah 33:6

Behold, I will bring it health and healing; I will heal them and reveal to them the abundance of peace and truth.

  1. Psalm 61:2-3

“From the end of the earth I will cry to You, When my heart is overwhelmed; Lead me to the rock that is higher than I. For You have been a shelter for me, A strong tower from the enemy.”

  1. Psalm 118:5-7

“I called on the Lord in distress. The Lord answered me and set me in a broad place. The Lord is on my side; I will not fear. What can man do to me?

The Lord is for me among those who help me; therefore I shall see my desire on those who hate me.”

  1. James 5:15-16

And the prayer of faith shall save the sick, and the Lord shall raise him up; and if he have committed sins, they shall be forgiven him.

Confess your faults one to another, and pray one for another, that ye may be healed. The effectual fervent prayer of a righteous man availeth much.

  1. Mark 16:17-18

And these signs shall follow them that believe; In my name shall they cast out devils; they shall speak with new tongues.

They shall take up serpents; and if they drink any deadly thing, it shall not hurt them; they shall lay hands on the sick, and they shall recover.

Biblical promises about Healing and Comfort.

We are human beings, and we live in physical bodies that fail and decay over time. Throughout life, we ​​face all kinds of challenges to our health, be it a cold, myopia, high blood pressure or some other more serious illness.

But we can pray to God for healing and strength. Yes, God hears all of our prayers and wants to work in our lives, bringing spiritual, emotional, and sometimes physical healing.

  1. John 14:27

Peace I leave with you, My peace I give to you; not as the world gives do I give to you. Let not your heart be troubled, neither let it be afraid.

  1. 2 Chronicles 7:14

if My people who are called by My name will humble themselves, and pray and seek My face, and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear from heaven, and will forgive their sin and heal their land.

  1. Matthew 4:23-24

And Jesus went about all Galilee, teaching in their synagogues, preaching the gospel of the kingdom, and healing all kinds of sickness and all kinds of disease among the people.

Then His fame went throughout all Syria; and they brought to Him all sick people who were afflicted with various diseases and torments, and those who were demon-possessed, epileptics, and paralytics; and He healed them.

  1. Matthew 9:35

Then Jesus went about all the cities and villages, teaching in their synagogues, preaching the gospel of the kingdom, and healing every sickness and every disease among the people.

  1. Matthew 21:21

So Jesus answered and said to them, “Assuredly, I say to you, if you have faith and do not doubt, you will not only do what was done to the fig tree, but also if you say to this mountain, ‘Be removed and be cast into the sea,’ it will be done.

  1. Deuteronomy 31:6

Be strong and of good courage, do not fear nor be afraid of them; for the LORD your God, He is the One who goes with you. He will not leave you nor forsake you.”

  1. John 16:33

These things I have spoken to you, that in Me you may have peace. In the world you will have tribulation; but be of good cheer, I have overcome the world.”

  1. Psalm 23:4

Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil; For You are with me; Your rod and Your staff, they comfort me.

  1. 2 Timothy 1:7

For God has not given us a spirit of fear, but of power and of love and of a sound mind.

In conclusion

Jesus took all our sins and nailed them to the cross, suffering the punishment we should have suffered.

When we accept Jesus as our Lord and Savior, we receive the eternal life that He has already obtained for us.

The wounds that Jesus suffered on the cross and the blood that he shed grant us spiritual healing.

In Christ, we also receive all the physical healing we need.But God’s main desire is to save us from eternal death, that we leave sin behind and live for him.

Read one passage a day, meditate, believe in your heart and confess with your mouth until you receive the healing and strength you need.

David Small

Is an Ordained Minister and Life Coach. He is an ordained minister since 1988. Shortly after receiving Jesus as his personal savior, he answered the call to ministry.